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Dec 1, 2012 5:30pm PST
tonight in kansas city, missouri, and across much of the football world after a horrible tragedy that has left an nfl star player and his girlfriend dead in an apparent murder-suicide. police say kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher shot the 22-year-old woman before he headed to the stadium he was expected to play in tomorrow afternoon. it was there he turned the gun on himself. thanh truong joins us from arrowhead stadium in kansas city. good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you. arrowhead stadium is a symbol of pride for this city and the kansas city chiefs but there is a lot of sorrow here right now after a deadly day ended not far from where i'm standing. shortly before 8:00 this morning, gunfire erupted at this kansas city suburban home. >> when we arrived, a lady came out and said her daughter had been shot by her boyfriend several times inside the residence. we went in the residence. she was taken to the local hospital where she died a short time later. >> reporter: just ten minutes later at arrowhead stadium a man with a gun. >> we got a call at the arrowhead stadi
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Nov 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
this city. because both these events will go on as planned despite the downpour. this train is a labor of love. you can see it in every colorful detail. >> we've been working on this since august. getting this ready. getting the platform ready and doing our last-minute things for the train. >> reporter: the train has been rolling around the hendricks' front yard for the past two years. now it is making its debut in the los gatos holiday parade even if it pours. >> we'll be prepared with plastic. >> reporter: organizers stay holiday parade has only been ranld out once in 56 years. they have no intention of canceling it. still, some participants are a little storm shy. >> we've had five cancellations at this point and we have 246 entries. we'll probably have another five to ten if it is like this. >> reporter: the annual tree lighting ceremony schedule for downtown los gatos tomorrow night will not go dark either because of the storm. and the open holiday parade which is drawn crowds of 100,000 peel in the past will keep on marching saturday afternoon. so grab your umbrella, bundle up an
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Nov 30, 2012 6:00am PST
on hopper street near shamrock materials. in berkeley at the city corporation yard at alston way and most city fire stations. further south, menlo park police will hand out sandbags at alma street and burgess drive and pope and laurel avenues. for a complete list visit our website and punch in the search word sandbag. >>> for an in-depth look at the forecast that seems to be getting worse, let's check in with meteorologist christina loren. >> yeah, we have so many areas of heavy rainfall, it's hard to stay two steps ahead of this storm. this is the upper deck of the bay bridge. you can see here normally we have those lights. power knocked out in this area. we also have upwards of 18,000 power outages and it's going to get worse before it gets better. more rain and wind on the way. let's take it right to your radar and show you what we're tracking for you. in sacramento if you're headed to the central valley you will not be escaping this system. very heavy pockets of rain. we could see very strong thunderstorms here. we're also tracking a very strong batch just to the north of brentwo
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Nov 29, 2012 10:00pm PST
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Nov 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
this represents hope in a troubles economy. what is going on here tracy city manager leon churchill can't exactly reveal. >> nothing official to state at this time however there have been some media leaks that refer to our large scale employer. >> reporter: according to the city's mayor that employer is internet powerhouse amazon. the mayor has confirmed the company plans to open a major distribution center on the site. >> we have plans for 1.2 million square foot facility. it can be exciting. >> reporter: ground work was laid when amazon agreed to start collecting state and local sales tax in california. two distribution centers were opened. >> it is a point of sale so sales tax revenue will be very welcomes. >> reporter: the potential for 1,000 jobs was also welcome news at the work net employment centers job seekers were buzzing with possibility. >> they told me here that once it is opened they are going to start doing interviews here. i will be banging on the door. >> reporter: amazon didn't respond to requests and tracy's mayor was unavailable. churchill says work has been done
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Nov 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
company that handles the city's ambulance -- >> basically that they had an employee who had fraudulently and illegally access patient information of customers that we had transported here in berkeley. >> reporter: a spokesperson for intermedics, a florida-based company owned by advanced data processing, says the information may have been given to a florida crime ring, known for using stolen information to file fake tax returns. >> it could be personal information such as name, social security number and date of birth and file fraudulent tax returns with an attempt it to get a refund. >> reporter: the company has sent out warning letters to 931 people in the bay area. they're urging patients to monitor their bank accounts and credit cards and to contact the irs. >> your taxes are all things? credit card information? just your personal information leaking out, period, it's a violation. >> reporter: lisa elle yus just got discharged from the hospital. she didn't need an ambulance, but she said those who do shouldn't be slapped with a worry like this. >> i think it's absolutely horrible to t
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Dec 1, 2012 5:00am PST
: michael garrett spent his fall pushing a sport these youngsters hardly know. he started inner city lacrosse for kids just like coby spence. >> i couldn't believe my ears when my mom told me you want to join lacrosse? i was like what? >> a lot of people can't afford to participate in extracurricular activities. sometimes you find yourself in that predicament. >> lacrosse, a lot of people think of it as an elite sport. >> it is. but let's change that. >> reporter: growing up in the shadows of an ivy league tower like yale university fueled a burning desire to overcome. >> i grew up in the section where they told the yale students not to go. >> reporter: single mom, youngest of six who jumped at the chance to get ahead. >> when i walked on yale's campus as a little boy going for enrichment classes, i felt so important. i felt smart. and so i want to introduce that element. >> reporter: so he convinced equipment makers to give him free gear and persuaded coaches from yale and his alma mater, trinity college in hartford, to share their love of the game and academics with kids like him i
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Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
appears to be gang-related. if so, this would be the city's 16th related homicide of the year compared to 18 for all of last year. >>> new details about the shocking murder in one of the bay area's most exclusive neighborhoods. today in the bay learned that the victim is a well-known millionaire and former owner of the famed mountain winery. when he was killed, his wife was by his side. today in the bay spoke with neighbors who are in disbelief. >> as detectives look for a killer or killer, a family member confirmed her uncle was the who was killed early friday morning in his 7,000 square foot mansion. it's the first homicide in 40 years in this upscale and exclusive community. neighbors are shocked. >> i think it's crazy and scary. >> his niece told nbc bay area her uncle owned the mountain winery in the late 90s and was a multimillionaire. police said his wife called 911. >> that woman reported that someone had broken into her house and ransacked it. she was injured and needed help. >> she had been beaten and her husband dead-on the floor. there was at least one intruder, possibly in
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Nov 29, 2012 5:00am PST
will return to your city in my next report. that seven-day outlook reveals when you'll get to be out in the sunshine. that's in the seven-day coming up. let's which can your drive with mike. >>> we're looking over here to the bay bridge where there were three cars pulled over to the side. they have since cleared in the last five minutes. also clearing, the puddling and the ponding we saw yesterday, so drier roads here but still some patches, especially the north bay, with some slick conditions. the camera is okay here but let's look at the emeryville camera because chp issued a wind advisory for the bay bridge span and here at the emeryville camera we can see it shaking as bell. the breeze hitting folks on the flat section and definitely across that s curve just after the incline so watch that. smooth drive through berkeley, though. oakland also moves nicely after the earlier accident cleared just north of the coliseum. circling construction but no slowing through that area. we do have the warriors game tonight. there's typical congestion around the parking lot and also that's ab
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Nov 30, 2012 10:00pm PST
erickson finished high school and moved on. ryan to college in kansas city, chuck to a somewhat life of booze and drugs in columbia. but by then the two had long since drifted apart. and anyway, said ryan, chuck was never really part of his group of friends in the first place. >> you could say that he was definitely on the outside looking in. he was just doing things that our group didn't really get into, you know, causing problems, more or less. >> reporter: and then two years after the murder, he ran into chuck at a new year's eve party. and chuck asked him a very odd question. >> he says, hey, man. you remember hanging out on halloween a couple years back going to the club? yeah. he says, do you know if i had anything to do with that crime that was committed against this guy who was killed? and at that point, you know, i'm kind of freaked out. it's night. i'm outside. it's past midnight. and this guy was talking about do i know if he's involved in a murder? >> reporter: it had to be chuck's idea of a morbid joke, ryan decided, but it wasn't. and of course, ryan couldn't know
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Nov 29, 2012 2:05am PST
? >> we were in new york city waiters and actually i used to work at bank of america right over here, right there, and i used to go to dean & deluca and sit here and look at the tree and be bitter. >> did you ever think one day you would be drinking whisky at 10:00 in the morning with hoda and kathie lee? >> whisky at 10 in the morning happened, too. >> singing at the lighting of the christmas tree? >> chris, we are so happy for you. >> honestly, i heard you sing today and i was like, oh, my gosh, you are my new favorite male voice on the planet. >> wow. >> chris, have a great time >> thank you. >> cheers. >> thank you. >> merry christmas. ? all the makeness to you and laura. she's adorable. >> where are you going with our powerball? >> bye. see you guys. if you win, share. okay. >> speaking of "the voice "christina was in mourning. she no longer that is a team. des her guy is gone. >> there's no way he can get back? that's it. >> it's over. so every other coach has two competitors left. christina has no team left. >> she'll sit there like a lump and have nothing to do. >> >> don't s
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Nov 29, 2012 4:00am PST
. ♪ >> so beautiful. new york city mayor michael bloomberg did the honors, flipping the switch on more than 30,000 l.e.d. lights covering the 80 foot norway spruce from mount olive, new jersey. incidentally, that tree survived hurricane sandy. the rockefeller center tree tradition began in 1931 when workers building the center put up the very first one. >>> all right, breaking news overnight. actress lindsay lohan is in trouble with the law yet again. she was arrested early this morning at a new york city nightclub, charged with assault. police say lohan hit another woman in the face during an argument at the club. the victim did notave to go to the hospital. lohan was booked at a nearby police station. of course, it was just days ago, sunday in fact, when lohan's made-for-tv movie "dick & liz" premiered to mostly bad reviews. >>> all right, let's head back down to the plaza because we want another look at the tree, and dylan as well. she has the rest of your weather channel forecast. good morning once again. >> forget me, it's all about the tree, and there will be tons of people
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Nov 30, 2012 5:30pm PST
identity a secret. so no photos of his face. we do know this, he is a businessman from kansas city who plans to give out $100,000 to those who have been hit so hard by this storm. >>> and it has been a long haul for the people of staten island, so many are still suffering. they felt the city was initially slow to send in help and relief supplies. so many are still so desperate that tempers are boiling over. nbc's katy tur is there, good evening. >>eporter: gd ening, t habeth, like they're still being ignored. that is why the emotions came to a head. last night more than a thousand people jammed this high school gym to get answers, what they got was a lot more frustration. >> there is a lot of confusion, but a lot of statements and misstatements are being made. >> reporter: officials from the city and fema had organized this town hall in the hopes of easing residents' mounting concerns. instead, they got an earful when the people lashed out. >> we never want to go through this trauma again. >> these people are frustrated, heavy-hearted. okay? lives were lost, my house, i can rebuild a h
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Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
the height restrictions for buildings. in the story you'll see only on nbc bay area, the city council is hoping to change that. damion trujillo is live in san jose. when can the city start breaking ground. >> the city would start tonight if it could. proponents say a taller skyline would mean more revenue for the city. and more majestic look for san jose. this is the view from a top communications hill in south san jose. and newcomers immediately notice this doesn't have the feel of the nation's tenth largest city. >> i'm from los angeles, i love the city. san francisco. san jose doesn't have that feel. and maybe that would. maybe a larger skyline would. >> the skyline would look much different p it wasn't for the airport. >> the good news for many of the companies that are located in the downtown, they're very close to the airport. the bad news for the downtown is that it's very close to the airport. >> council woman says the airport height restrictions on the skyline are limiting investment opportunities. developers aren't eager to build here. >> construction -- often it doesn't mak
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Dec 1, 2012 5:00pm PST
rain over the past four days. santa rosa, one of our top cities picked up over 5 1/2 inches of rain. san francisco, not too far behind. 2 1/2, to get down to the south bay, gilroy, 2 1/2 in san francisco topping out right at -- san jose, rather, at 1 1/2 now. we are watching more rain with this next system as you menged, diane. it's going to be very powerful. flash flood watches do mean that flash flooding is likely tomorrow. we're going to be telling you how much rain is going to fall. another thing that's very important, those rivers have been rising. we're going to detail all of that coming up. >> thank you, anthony. as you mentioned, people in the north bay are preparing for this north storm as potential flooding in some areas. the national weather service issued a warning today projecting that the napa river will rise two feet above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon near the towns. and today in downtown napa the river is running. it took about 12 feet. that is well below flood level of 25 feet. that change can change very quickly with a flash flood. >> you know, tomorrow i thin
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Nov 28, 2012 11:00pm PST
off the road out of the parking lot earlier today. >> reporter: in redwood city, a tree came down on a pickup this morning. no one was injured. in san francisco, the fast-falling rain flooded streets and sent water gushing in to storm drains. in san jose the rain was less of a problem but city crews have sandbags ready and checked the 26 storm water pumps to make sure they are working okay and ready to pump out rain water from low-lying areas. >> we are prepaired for it. we have crews on standby and ready to gene we will be there to respond. >> the weather made driving treacherous. a cargo van spun out and created a chain reaction. >> what is crazy, the speed limit, most people were going over the limit even though there is huge puddles, hydroplaning going on. >> reporter: another van lost control and flipped on its side in san jose. the chp is reminding drivers to slow down, especially when the roads are slick. >> for them, driving really fast on this dangerous road. it's like it is not a big deal. which is for me stupid. you have to slow down. it's your life and you are putting it
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Dec 1, 2012 6:00pm PST
not too concerned. >> the city of napa is invested extensively in flood protection improvements expected to keep river inside its banks within city limits. >>> the storm is a concern in the sierra as well. forecasters say the truckee river there could reach flood stage by tomorrow night putting the riverside homes at risk. the weather channel's chris warren has the latest from truckee. >> reporter: diane, i'm standing along the truckee river here. and it's expected not only to go to flood stage, expected to go to major flood stage by tomorrow. snow levels are going to be very high. we're talking about 3 to 4,000 feet higher than where i am right now. so what that means is that all the precipitation falling will be falling as rain. that's a problem because this time of year usually you have the snow falling and the snow stays in the mountains. it stays in the hills. instead of the rain we'll be draining down all the local streams, all the local creeks into the truckee river here. and along the way, it will bring with it some of that snow that is already falling. so you're going t
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Nov 29, 2012 11:00pm PST
, the restaurant owners aren't taking any chances. >> the city of petaluma or petaluma police department offers them. so, might as well take precautions. >> reporter: cities and counties all over the bay area are watching rising rivers and creeks. >> certainly, if there's a lot of rain between now and the fourth storm that come throughs, that could be a concern. >> reporter: some are out enjoying the storms. rusty is preparing for the worst, at a sandbag station in petaluma. >> we had over 150 sandbags already. but it's not enough to seal off the building. we have to get 50 more. a last-minute run. >> reporter: filling bags with their hands in the rain. this team hopes the effort will keep the family business dry. >> hopefully it's just a preventative measure. >> reporter: with flooding possible, rls technology is counting on this wall of plastic and sandbags. employees say the building has flooded before. that's part of the reason why they put so much effort into protecting it tonight. like so many others, they'll just have to wait and see if the water rises and if what they
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Nov 29, 2012 4:30am PST
all of the city's storm water pumps just to makeuring. >> certainly we're prepared for it. so if it does get worse we'll have crews ready to go and be there to respond. >> all the wet weather made driving treacherous out on highway 17 in the santa cruz mountains. with more wet weather on the way, the chp right now reminding everybody to please just slow it down. >> yeah, clearing your own gutters and whatever you can do as well to prepare, because there's more coming our way. we want to check the forecast now with meteorologist christina loren. >> yeah, we've got a lot more coming our way. good morning to you, jon and laura. good morning to you at home. let's go ahead and talk about what we do have out there right now. not much. a little batch of very light rain to the north of santa rosa. we're another one pushing toward novato the next few minutes so keep that in mind. as we progress throughout the day it's mostly going to be dry, especially areas to the south of the golden gate bridge. i did want to draw your attention just to the west of tracy. we have an unstable air mass overh
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Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
that the flooded sign is still up behind me, and the city is not going to take it down any time soon because the storm is not over yet. the storm certainly made a splash in the south bay, flooding this section of coleman avenue in san jose. and rain pummelled the roadways, stranding this motorist on highway 87, pooling water and slick surfaces prompted many to have a cautious commute. >> you can crash in a second. your brakes are not going to work with water. so i think it's pretty crazy driving like this. so i prefer to stay home. >> reporter: parking lots became ponds. here on alpine road at highway 280 near palo alto, a sloping power pole caused high voltage lines to sag, forcing the road to close. throughout the south bay, pg&e says more than 200 customers lost power. the heavy rains and winds transformed the landscaping in the front yard of this los altos home when a large ash tree came crash do you think. but for some, the storm offered a chance to enjoy solitude in a bike path on los gatos, and take photos of birds nudged out of hiding, hike this great blue heron, a welcome br
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Nov 29, 2012 11:00am PST
san jose, crews there, they have the sandbags ready to roll. they've also checked all the city storm water pumps to make sure that they are in working order. for more on these coming storms, we check this with meteorologist christina loren. christina, i guess the question is, when should we expect storm number two? >> we have this unsettled pattern, jon and marla. we're already starting to see some prefrontal precipitation. want to start with this live picture over san jose although we're mostly dry in the south bay right now. you can see this camera has a shake to it. you can tell that a storm is rolling in. this is your brief break before the heavy rain returns. we'll time that out for you. what you will notice is we have very light showers moving from north to south at this point. that's going to continue to be the case throughout the next few hours. the bulk of the moisture doesn't arrive until tonight. winds are certainly picking up especially the areas closest to that front, wind gusts in excess of 47 miles per hour from time to time. just off the coast of sonoma county. that s
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Nov 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
this night of the year, especially, new york city continues to be a tale of two cities. just outside our studios, out back here tonight, thousands are packed into the plaza for the lighting of the rockefeller center christmas tree, always a glittering occasion, this time of year. but if you get in the car and drive to the shoreline to the beach communities of the rockaways, it is an entirely different story, a cold, dark night under curfew, since the big storm. nbc's katy tur is just one block where fire and water combined destroyed 111 homes. >> reporter: good evening, brian, people around here are talking about two things today. one of them is all the debris and dust like this, what it is doing to the air quality. that with the mold, the sewage, and is it safe to breathe? that is why you're seeing so many people around here wearing masks. in fact, doctors have seen more breathing problems since sandy hit. the others are the local businesses, we're on one street with the local businesses. the owners say nearly 1150 businesses in the area could end up never re-opening, that is not ju
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Nov 30, 2012 12:35am PST
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Dec 1, 2012 2:05am PST
the southeast still warming up into sunday where it's 68 degrees in atlanta, 51 in new york city. but dry for the second half of the weekend. monday here comes that cold front. rainshowers scattered across the upper midwest. that will make its move to the east and eventually change up this beautiful weather across the southeast. new orleans at 73 on tuesday, 70 in atlanta, 60 in louisville. chance of showers, a rumble of thunder. we haven't had a break in the northwest. back-to-back to back storms. the next one will be moving through by the middle of next week. we're not going to dry out until late next week. by thursday we start to see clearing in the northwest. and we'll dry out here. but temperatures will change thursday down to 60 in atlanta. remember you can get the latest forecast week day mornings. wake up with al and stephanie at 5:30 a.m. on the weather channel. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus presents the cold truth. i have a cold... i took dayquil, but i still have a runny nose. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil doesn't work on runny noses. what? [ male announc
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Nov 30, 2012 4:30am PST
any chances. >> the city of petaluma or petaluma police department offers them so might as well take precautions. >> reporter: cities and counties all over are watching rising rivers and creeks. >> certainly if there's a lot of rain between now and the fourth storm that comes through, that could be a concern. >> reporter: some people are enjoying the storms of the rusty coalson is preparing for the worst at a sandbag station. >> we had over 150 sandbags already but it's not quite enough to totally seal off the building so we've got to get 50 more, a last-minute run. >> reporter: filling bags with their hands in the rain. this team hopes it will keep the family business dry. >> hopefully it's just a preventative measure. >> reporter: they are counting on this wall of plastic and sandbags. jean elle, nbc bay area news. >>> continuing our storm coverage now, christina loren back with more on the storm that's really dumping rain on the bay area. >> yeah, we have flooding all over the place. make sure you're ready for this as you head out the front door this morning. treacherous driving c
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Nov 29, 2012 5:30pm PST
, many of the world's cities are in the cross hair. >> most of the people live in the coastal areas, where the ports are. they are at sea level. so even small level rises can displace many in those areas. >> reporter: look at what happened on the east coast, this could be the impact of five feet of sea level rises, and could impact others in just a few centuries. today, new jersey and new york are still recovering from the punishing effect of sandy, a storm fuelled by higher seas. in greenland, this photographer used time lapse cameras to record the melting five years ago. >> i want to show people the reality of what is happening. >> reporter: what he found here is the subject of the documentary, "chasing ice". >> and that effect, more ice is going into the ocean as it is speeding up. >> reporter: confirmed by the results of today's study. now another report this week says sea level rises are happening 60% faster than the united nations predicted in 2007. this is all critical information because more than half of all americans live within 50 miles of the coastline. >> bracing bunch
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Nov 30, 2012 11:00am PST
tahoe city with icy conditions. getting around tahoe heights. you have highway 50, that is where chains are required. the white on the map shows ice and heading up to south lake tahoe where you have warmer weather conditions. those will change. just consider it yucky right you right now. >>> caltrains is keeping an eye on the conditions. the agency has a traffic war room of sorts in oakland where they check out the trouble spots and monitor them. caltrans calls it the traffic management center. it connects the staff to views of 300 cameras set up over the bay area freeways. the goal here is to help speed up response times to accidents and emergencies. interactive maps show the real-time traffic data collected from thousands of sensors. >> if we see a lot of red dots, then we know we can zoom in and find the nearest traffic camera and find out the problem right away. >> the hottest trouble spots where you expect. close to the water. 280 and then 101 and lucky drive. the gilman university stretch in berkeley. >>> pg&e tells us almost 5,000 people do not have power right now. most of the o
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Nov 30, 2012 4:00am PST
, a continuous steady rain out there. the real downpours have moved towards yuba city. this storm system is one piece of it. you can see the plume coming into california. there's another piece behind that has to kick through on saturday. it doesn't look like until monday, lynn, this area will have a dry day. major concerns especially in northern california at this point. >> bill, thanks so much. >>> elsewhere today, the first of the two grand prize powerball winners will come forward to reveal themselves and have their lives changed forever. and there's also buzz about a potential code with the winning numbers. nbc's kerry sanders has that story. >> reporter: in tiny dearborn, missouri, where just about everyone knows everyone, the question is was it one of their own that bought the winning powerball ticket at the local trex mart? >> it's exciting. very exciting. we never, ever thought that we would sell the winning ticket and here it is, we did. >> reporter: folks in this farming community just off interstate 70 are now trying to figure out if the winning numbers were chosen with
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Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
we're going to be getting hit with back-to-back storms. in places like san jose, city workers are busy. they checked every one of the city's 26 storm water pumps to make sure they're working okay and they tell us they're ready to pump out rainwater from low-lying areas if need be. >> in the event that it does get more severe, we have crews on standby, crews ready to go and we'll be there ready to respond. >> reporter: we were fortunate during yesterday's storm because the damage was minimal. as we mentioned before, there were a few downed trees and power lines and car accidents. no real need for sandbags here. you can check for your local agency, whether it's county or city to find out where they have sandbags. this is typical of most places of the bay area and they are free for your use. reporting live here in san jose, bob redell, "today in the bay." >>> let's continue our weather coverage as we take a look at the forecast and when the next storm will hit. checking now with meteorologist christina loren. >> hey, good morning to you. yeah, you have a few hours to get outdoors, es
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Nov 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
city's landmark could be getting new names. >>> and a marissa mayer is finally opening up about the challenges of being a mother. >>> and good afternoon. i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. we're talking the storms tonight after one this morning. another one lining up. overall rainfall totals over an inch for a good section of the bay area. and let's get a look at that satellite radar picture right now. our next storm about 500 miles away, and it's strengthening. we'll have the latest on when that arrives in just a few minutes. >>> plus, they were trapped with nowhere to go. we'll tell you about the daring rescue in the south bay. >>> tweeting his agenda, president obama is again using twitter to rally support, making the term #my2k a trending phrase online. speaking from the white house and flanked by middle class americans, the president declared that failing to extend an income tax freeze for the middle class could cost each household more than $2,000 as early as next year. he is calling on the public to lobby lawmakers on what losing $2,000 would mean to them. one house republ
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Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
but 35 miles north of kansas city, home to the royals baseball team, and those winning lottery numbers, they match royals greats, most hall of famers, five, george bret, 16, bow jackson, 22, dennis leonard, 29, dan quiz enberry, the powerball, 6, willie wilson. and while it is an odd coincidence, the royals spring training is in arizona where the other big winning ticket was sold. we're told when cindy called her husband to tell him the news that they had won the lottery, she said she thought she was having a heart attack. what do they plan to do with all of the money? the one thing they apparently have already discussed is adopting another child. savannah? >> it is willie, and kerry, think she will get the pony. who holds the other half of that jackpot. the other ticket was sold in arizona. why is there excitement at a gas station in maryland. tom costello is in upper marlboro to explain. >> reporter: this is really strange, all the way across the country. here is the answer. yesterday about 12:45, a gentleman walked in here into the store. he was wearing the reflective type o
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Nov 29, 2012 7:00am PST
cold and clear here in new york city, but out west, people are dealing with menacing weather, al. >> that's right, and it's going to be lasting right through the weekend, savannah. we are talking about our trends in the pacific northwest. you can see there's a big upper level low spinning here with a very powerful front attached to it. as it pushes in, we've also got a subtropical jetstream bringing in pacific moisture. you combine it all and we're looking at a lot of rain. this is the futurecast radar. you can see during the day today, the rain gets heavier and heavier, mountain snows start developing. here's what we're looking for for the next 72 hours. generally, anywhere from 4 to 8 inches of rain from central california into the pacific northwest. look at some of these rainfall amounts. as much as 15 inches of rain in central and northern california, plus there's mountain snow to talk about, the cascade mountains, the sawtooth, the tetons, the sierra mountains and mt. shasta could see anywhere from 1 to 1 1/2 feet of snow. matt? >> all right, al. thank you very much. we're g
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Nov 29, 2012 12:35am PST
talking about. that's a great new york city crowd right there. thank you very much, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] all righty. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everyone. i'm so excited. we have carson daly on the show tonight. [ cheers and applause ] we also have helen mirren. [ cheers and applause ] i'm sorry. dame carson daly. [ light laughter ] here's what people are talking about, you guys. this is big. hostess, the makers of twinkies, ding dongs and ho hos, has announced it's going out of business. [ audience aws ] now, the only place you can find ho hos or ding dongs is at the pentagon. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] this is not good, you guys. yesterday, the post office announced that it lost a record $15.9 billion last year. personally, i blame the guy who tried to mail $15.9 billion. [ laughter ] [ scattered applause ] just fedex it or something. get a tracking number on that. i didn't read the story. i just read the headlines. i don't know. this is a big story. black friday is one week away, and walmart workers are planning a huge walkout to prote
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Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
hear the case. the city and county clerks are calling the attorney general's office to ask for advice on how to prepare in case same-sex marriage legalized again. >> a job in the bay area pays 35 cents an hour and people are lining up to work. the felons are getting a lifeline from nasa. the space agency is taking the concept of rehab to another world. >> inside this old machine shop, felons are reaching for the stars. >> the whole nasa thing is -- wow. you don't even get that at the best technical schools in the prison. >> studying math and science and under the strict supervision of nasa, these inmates are building metal cubes that may some day carry miniature satellites into space. >> do you program this? >> we sit here and they are proud of what they learned. >> i didn't know the name ofs or how to use them. >> richard runs the shop. >> i'm really finicky about the work they do. >> a veteran, the peace keeper missile and space shuttle, this job is the most rewarding. >> to not only watch the guys grow with their skills. >> here they help each other, a stark contrast to the outside
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Nov 30, 2012 2:05am PST
across parts of oklahoma and texas as far as kansas city we may see some records in the coming days. very warm east of the rockies. notice this warm front we start to see some of the mild air build back up in and around the lakes. not going to be quite as chilly as it has been but very heavy rain, strong winds and high elevation snow for the northwest. be very careful if you're doing any traveling. and be aware that the winds could bring down trees and power lines. we'll be into the 60s here across the ohio valley on saturday. by sunday looking at a few rainshowers in this area. indiana into ohio and the interior northeast. this will be gone by mounday. the cold front that impacted the northwest starts to move across country and cool temperatures off behind it. denver down to 52 degrees by earlier next week. cold front setting up here on tuesday with showers from the ohio valley down into parts of the south and moving into the southeast by wednesday changing up the nice weather we're enjoying right now. a lot of changes to talk about. you can get the very latest week day mornings at
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Dec 1, 2012 12:35am PST
show tonight. new york city is the place where -- here's what people are talking about, you guys. there's a video going around of president obama getting choked up and crying while he thanks his campaign staff after the election. yeah. [ audience aws ] when mitt romney saw the video, he was, like -- [ as romney ] >> "what is that clear liquid coming out of his eyes?" [ laughter ] "is he leaking? what --" speaking of mitt romney, now that he's out of the presidential race, he will no longer receive protection from the secret service. [ audience aws ] or as big bird put it, "'sup?" [ laughter and applause ] why would big bird -- "'sup?" there's also a rumor that romney will write a tell-all book based on the diary he kept on the campaign trail. you know, in case you ever wondered what ambien looks like in book form. [ laughter ] man, this is awesome. you guys hear the trailer for the new brad pitt zombie thriller, "world war z"? >> steve: oh, my. >> jimmy: it released today. it is awesome. it is really amazing. and it might just be me, but it seemed like all the characters in the m
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